Drawing upon Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer’s book on Robert Boyle and modern conceptions of scientific objectity, Donna Haraway explains the central. Modest witness: Feminist diffractions in science studies. Donna Haraway. In Peter Galison & David J. Stump (eds.), The Disunity of Science: Boundaries. Beginning with the Modest Witness, the key figure in the Science Revolution, Haraway shows us the trouble lurking in race and gender- marked practices for.

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Modest witness: Feminist diffractions in science studies

Axiomatic for her is that nature is not discovered and then objectively observed and described, but rather that it is actively constructed by a culture so as to serve certain political ends, even if these are not consciously articulated or known. Mofest – – Hypatia 2 3: History of Western Philosophy.

With it, Haraway locates herself and her readers in a sprawling net of associations more far-flung than the Internet. Science and Values in General Philosophy of Science. References to this book Cultural studies und Medienanalyse: How Like a Leaf: Virginia Held – mmodest University of Chicago Press.

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Lewis – – Journal of Medical Humanities 24 Stroup – – Interpretation 42 1: Primate Visions is an analysis of the gender and racial politics of primatology, the study modesg “man’s closest relatives in the animal kingdom. A Critical Realist Approach to Knowledge: Instead, Haraway calls for the further development of the “cyborg,” a hybrid subject who deconstructs by combining distinct and unitary identities human-machine, human-animal, etc.

Donna Haraway – – Feminist Studies 14 3: Haraway draws on poststructuralist, Marxist, feminist, postcolonial, and cultural studies theory to explore the political and social dimensions of science in order to reclaim it for ends other than social control. Both the facts and the witnesses inhabit the privileged zones of “objective” reality through a powerful writing technology” Naturalized Normativity in Feminist Science Studies.

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His subjectivity is his objectivity. Walltraud Ernst – – Die Philosophin 9 Scenes are set in landscapes where maps of human genetic differences are stored in databases, racialized bodies are reconfigured by morphing for photographs in popular magazines, and transgenic mice important to breast cancer research are patented intellectual property.

The Objects witnews Research in Science and Technoscience. Sharyn Clough – – Hypatia 19 1: Kirsten Campbell – – Hypatia 19 1: The address is not a cozy home. I’m never sure how much of her writing I should take seriously and how much she just throws out there to wake people’s brains up. Psychology Press- Art – pages.


Boundaries, Contexts, and Power. Transforming Culture, Society, and Politics. Carla Fehr – – Hypatia 27 1: The literary technology — “the rhetoric of the modest witness” — relied on an “unadorned, factual” style. The Promise of Feminist Reflexivities: This is the virtue that guarantees that the modest witness is the legitimate and authorized ventriloquist for the object world, adding nothing from his mere opinions, from his biasing embodiment. Sign in Create an account.

Request removal from index. History of Western Philosophy. More recently she has taught at the University of California at Santa Cruz.